Crawley is a busy town with plenty of leisure activities, along with parks and open space and plenty of lovely surrounding countryside. Entertainment here can include music, dance, comedy, ballet and other events at the Hawth Theatre. When dining out in the town, you’ll find a great range of restaurants with cuisines ranging from Thai to Italian, and for a lively night out, there are plenty of pubs and bars to choose from in the town.
For shopping, you’ll find a good range of high street names as well as independent shops, along with regular markets. Among the conference centres for business in the town are those at the Hawth Theatre and the Arora Hotel Gatwick/Crawley, and Gatwick Airport serves the town for international flights.
Crawley Car Hire
Wherever you are in Crawley, it’s guaranteed that you’ll to get a car from one of the leading suppliers who provide Crawley car hire services, you can choose from many of the suppliers including Avis, Enterprise, Europcar, Firefly, Hertz, InterRent, Sixt and others.
You might want to visit some of these places while you’re in Crawley:
You can make a visit to this historic Grade II listed working Watermill built in the 19th century on the site of an earlier Mill. The Watermill has been restored and you can come and visit and learn about the Mill’s history, as well as seeing a number of exhibits relating to the Mill and the history of the area.
Buchan Country Park
Come and enjoy this Country Park where you can take it easy in the lovely surroundings with woodlands and lakes and many trails to follow, and see the abundance of nature and wildlife. There are a number of features around the Park which include a wildlife garden, areas for picnics, sculptures as well as a Countryside Centre. In the Park you can also take part in orienteering and regular events such as bushcraft and hiking.
For a different experience, you can come and take part in an enjoyable range of outdoor activities at this Centre, which include quad biking, clay pigeon shooting, air rifle shooting, archery and even hovercrafts, for either a fun day out or for company team building.
For a fun family day out, you could visit this outdoor adventure Centre with great treetop activities, which include zip wires and Tarzan swings, and there’s also a course to suit younger ages, and all set in attractive woodland and scenic surroundings.
Another fun place to come is the Hollywood Bowl where all ages can have a game of ten pin bowling. While you’re here you can also enjoy the amusement arcades, pool tables, big screen that you can watch sports on, along with a diner and bar.
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